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California drought could mean higher food prices

A Sacramento newspaper reports farmers are idling thousands of acres, selling cattle stock prematurely and bulldozing hundreds of trees.
A Sacramento newspaper reports farmers are idling thousands of acres, selling cattle stock prematurely and bulldozing hundreds of trees.
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European Commission study urges reduction of food waste for economic improvement

The study concludes that reducing EU food waste by 40% in 2020 will result in annual savings of € 123 per person.
The study concludes that reducing EU food waste by 40% in 2020 will result in annual savings of € 123 per person.
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India passes expansive food bill amid worry over cost

The program would provide up to two-thirds of the country's population with cheap food.

The program would provide up to two-thirds of the country's population with cheap food.


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Scientists serve lab-grown burger made of stem cell beef

While the cost is currently prohibitive, proponents say lab-grown meat could help feed the world and fight climate change.
Taste testers say the burger's consistency was right, but flavor was lacking.
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World Food Prize awarded to three biotechnology scientists

Research on plant cell transformation using recombinant DNA could help alleviate food insecurity.
Research on plant cell transformation using recombinant DNA chttps://admin-foodengineeringmag.epublishing.com/admin/article/general/xml#ould help alleviate food insecurity.
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FDA offers free online courses on food defense

The courses are designed to prevent and mitigate intentional food contamination.
The courses are designed to prevent and mitigate intentional food contamination.
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General Mills joins US Food Waste Challenge as founding partner

The initiative will seek to reduce food loss by encouraging recovery for human consumption, animal feed, compost or energy generation.

The initiative will seek to reduce food loss by encouraging recovery for human consumption, animal feed, compost or energy generation.


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Food Price Watch report finds consolidation of trend toward higher food prices

World Bank warns against complacency
The World Bank found high food prices in 2011-12.
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TECH FLASH

Food waste not only a problem in the US

A recent study from a European think tank says food waste in Europe averages to 180kg (397 lbs.) per person every year.
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TECH FLASH

Making the consumer part of the supply chain

Consumers with smartphones have access to nutritional data, coupons and, soon, the same supply chain information available to stores and distributors.
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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.

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Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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The October 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores companies that have successfully grappled with "the new business reality" and are coming to terms with it being here to stay. Also, read about the work going on behind the scenes to keep FSMA on track.

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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

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